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Inter Milan agree €45m fee for Barella

Inter Milan continue to reinforce under Antonio Cionte and are very close to completing a deal for Cagliari midfielder Nicolo Barella according to Gianluca Di Marzio. READ: Meunier wants PSG stay amid Arsenal interest Barella was heavily linked with a move to Premier League side Chelsea in January. The player is keen to join Inter Milan after turning down advances from Roma. Inter Milan have agreed a €45m fee with Cagliari for the Italy international and are now in the process of working out a structure for the payments.

AC Milan try to steal Barella from Inter Milan at the final stages

Reports were rife that Inter Milan's move for Cagliari's Nicolo Barella was almost done with the Nerazzurri waiting for the right time to conclude the deal. However, reports from Gazzetta dello Sport and Corriere dello Sport suggest that local rivals AC Milan have entered the race to sign the midfielder. READ: Jorge Jesus reportedly rejected Chelsea offer for a bigger challenge Regardless, Inter are still advantaged, as they've already reached an agreement with the player's agent and are currently locked in negotiations with Cagliari. Cagliari value Nicolo Barella at 50 million euros and are ready to accept technical counterparts in the deal. Meanwhile, this has done very little to discourage AC Milan who are yet to announce a sporting director as they await Giampaolo's rele...